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The Latest On: Pesticides

December 5, 2014 | Feature

Pesticide Exposure in Muck Fields & Ferneries in Florida

No one else in this country faces a more poisonous, unregulated workplace than the agricultural worker. These stories of agricultural workers in Florida demonstrate the need for stronger protections.

August 7, 2019 | Legal Document

Petition for Review - orders by EPA re: Chlorpyrifos

Petitioners petition the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for review of: (1) the Petition Denial Order by Respondent EPA entitled “Chlorpyrifos; Order Denying PANNA and NRDC’s Petition to Revoke Tolerances,” and (2) the Objections Denial Order by Respondent EPA, entitled “Chlorpyrifos; Final Order Denying Objections to March 2017 Petition Denial Order.”

August 7, 2019 | Letter

Joint Letter to Gov. Cuomo: Ban the Pesticide Chlorpyrifos to Protect New York’s Children and Farmworkers

Over 80 citizen, agricultural, disability, environmental, health, and labor advocacy groups sent a public letter to Gov. Cuomo urging him to protect the health of children and farmworkers by banning the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos. Representing hundreds of thousands of members and supporters across New York State, the coalition formed following the Trump Administration’s refusal to ban chlorpyrifos this July.

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